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ISBN10: 0521339154 ISBN13: 9780521339155 DDC: 306/.484 LCC: PN2039 Edition: (pbk.)


Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283) and index. Are there universals in performance in myth, ritual, and drama? / Victor Turner -- Magnitudes of performance / Richard Schechner -- Liminality : a synthesis of subjective and objective experience / Colin Turnbull -- Yaqui deer dance at Pascua Pueblo, Arizona / Edith Turner -- Yaqui point of view : on Yaqui ceremonies and anthropologist / Anselmo Valencia, Heather Valencia, Rosamond B. Spicer -- Performance of precepts/precepts of performance : Hasidic celebrations of Purim in Brooklyn / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett -- Significance of performance for itsaudience : an analysis of three Sri Lankan rituals / Ranjini Obeyesekere -- What does it mean to "become the character" : power, presence, and transcendence in Asian in-body disciplines of practice / Phillip Zarrilli -- Korean shamans : role playing through trance possession / Du-Hyun Lee -- Practice of noh theatre / Monica Bethe, Karen Brazell -- Profanation of the sacred in circus clown performances / Paul Bouissac-- Ethnographic notes on sacred and profane performance / James L. Peacock. Spatial sense of the sacred in Spanish America and the American South and its tie with performance / Miles Richardson -- Space and context /Yi-fu Tuan -- Transformation of consciousness in ritual performances : some thouthts and questions / Barbara Myerhoff -- Universals of performance; or amortizing play.


  • LCC: PN2039
  • Dewey Decimal: 306/.484

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xv, 298 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk.)


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